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Jan 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
. however in an era where a wide group deal drugs and arrest ones the strategy has become inefficient. law enforcement needs to be one component along with courts and treatment programs and reentry program in preventing drug abuse and with crime and family break down. this is way from [inaudible] focusing on dealers. there are law enforcement alternatives for the sfpd to consider. i wanted to mention one and a pilot program in seattle washington that could be used as an alternative and small time drug dealers are deterred into community services rather than jail. the approach has been successful in the united kingdom. whether african-americans deal drugs at 18 times of the population or seven times the rate in other cities is maybe increasingly irrelevant. the gap of what race gets arrested from selling drugs and what race dies from using drugs is significant and requires a balanced approach and the city needs to transition to policies reducing drug abuse. over the past decade san francisco law enforcement has prioritizing arresting drug dealers over consumers and focus on the drug dealing
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am PST
not going to do it. we don't care what the law says; we're not going to do it and when it's referred over here, up until this effort op your part to actually enforce it, none more enforced that jul gomez which was basically ignored by the mayor. basically what we're talking about here is denial of due process. the law san francisco gives the citizens the right whente it they have been deadline the opportunity to make public comment, the avenue of going to the sunshine ordinance task force and asking for their assistance. but what good does to do you? you go there and get the orders of determination, and yet, other city agencies including this body, just ignore those determinations. know your rights under the sunshine ordinance is printed on every agenda of every commission and board in this city and every meeting. and yet when people who actually do know their rights under the sunshine ordinance and come before the bodies and simply ask to have their constitutional rights respected, for heaven's sake, they get met with open hostility. i went to a meeting, a public meeting earlier thi
SFGTV
Jan 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
meeting, in fact, next week with the commit staff working on the bill to have california's law conform for the federal law. cap and trade another very large statewide issue. san francisco as a city family is engaging on that through our advocacy, our lobbyists, as well as the league of cities, california state association of counties and others who have an interest in making sure that local government and transportation programs in particular, given that transportation emits 38% of the state's greenhouse gas emissions do see some benefit from the auction revenues that are generated. 4 and 5 together, 4 we really are looking at the final closeout of the high speed rail bond program, which san francisco has received its allocation from that. and the companion proposition 1b we received really great news that $117 million check is being suspect for the central project. that project has proven it's readiness to spend those kind of funds and our project in san francisco is a really good example to the state in terms of readiness, if you will for these bond programs. leading to what
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm PST
and perpetrators of violent crime in our city. to support the police department and law enforcement system of doing more predictive policing using both data and technology to help us do that. and then, of course, i think the most important part is to organize our communities and work with community-based organizations, families, religious groups, and everybody that's on the ground to find more ways to intervene in violent behavior out there and utilize resources such as education systems, our community jobs programs, others that might allow people to go in different direction. the unfortunate and very tragic incident in connecticut in sandy hook elementary school of course heightened everybody's awareness of what violence can really be all about. and as we have been not only responding, reacting to this national tragedy that i think president obama has adequately described as broken all of our hearts, and in every funeral that has taken place, for those 20 innocent children and six innocent adults in the school districts, and school administrators, we obviously have shared in that v
SFGTV
Jan 27, 2013 1:30pm PST
law enforcement there because i believe when there is official law enforcement there -- i can't think of a euphemism for this but the bums and crack heads won't be at our doors. we won't get threatened and harassed. there have been life-threatening comments. there have been fights right inside of the store. just mainly that safety concern that is getting in the way of doing our business and we have been there -- this march marks three years of our anniversary of doing business there. i want to give sfpd credit. we have seen a substantial improvement. we appreciate them coming down there a few times but we kind of want to see a consistent presence and maybe build some relationship with the businesses, like something on a first name business. it would be nice to have a police officer or whoever come down, introduce themselves, and let us know that they're there at least, and just so we can have that feeling that -- that comforting feeling because for businesses and people that come to the area it's not comforting taw. we had a customer last night staying at a hotel one block away
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2013 10:30pm PST
provides. we're a civil rights office and civil right laws are not affirmative action laws and they don't say you have to do more for people with disabilities. you have to provide accommodations, particularly if requested, but because we have members who sometimes have participated on the bridge line, we have allowed that. i will get into a little bit of weeds here, we're a passive meeting body. we're not a policy-making body. the city attorney of the berkeley and state- the city of berkeley fought having a bridge line for their disability council and were successful with the state. they said that having a bridge line for council members to vote is a violation of the brown act and that to have a bridge line you have to declare the individual council member's home a meeting place. that anybody from the public could go there as well, which was goofy, but that is the law. but in any case, we have that. other public bodies don't and they don't have to. >> so they are not obligated to have these phones? >> that is correct. they are not obligated to have those phones that. is an extra ben
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 1:30pm PST
. it is city law. it is what we have been raised on. >> does the department have the authority to control that information within its own database so it is and shared with the federal authorities? >> what information is that? >> my understanding is there is no opt in and out. maybe commissioner chan can say something. >> secure communities is a post-arrest situation, a sheriff situation. those questions are not asked at the police department level. >> the chief has been extremely supportive of efforts by community groups. chief beal recently met with community groups about the same issue, that is something they have been receptive, trying to address. -- has resulted in over 638 deportations as of august this year. it has an impact on the victims of domestic violence. it is a continual problem. >> but not from the san francisco police department. >> there is a reason case, longer story. not because of the specific police officers fall; this program has a direct connection to the immigration database. it is problematic. >> commissioner cahn is passionate about. >> appropriately so.
SFGTV
Jan 27, 2013 2:30pm PST
commissioners. i recently returned from a mid-winter board meeting for the national association of law enforcement and we finalized plans for the annual training conference held in salt lake city from september 22 through september 26. the subject matter of the session will serve to enhance our attendee's knowledge of policing and civilian oversight of law enforcement. our attendees come from a broad range of backgrounds including community members and we recently started a scholarship program so that more community members could attend our conferences but also commissioners, boards and commissions that do police oversight, attorneys, investigators, policy analysts and law enforcement of course. some of the topics included in this september's conference will include fair and impartial policing, mediations, and occ's policy analyst attorney sandra mirrion will be involved in a training session on policy issues and how that impacts policing. also interviewing techniques and police interactions with immigrant communities so there is a broad range upon topics covered for our attendees. thi
SFGTV
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
and a lot of improvements and may not understand the nuances in relationship to the law of what is actually required and what is readily achievable, and so forth. >> so that is a new program that we launched right at the end of the year. and then, next sb 1186 to start off with, so as commission president mccarthy mentioned about one of the requirements of sb 1186 is the requirement of each municipality to collect a dollar with a business regular sleighsing or a license. >> there is a series of documents i have areached for you, right after... the treasures office has revised the business registration for new businesses to include this information and to have a statement on the back about sb1186 and why there is the additional, the dollar being collected and to do a reminder to businesses about their responsibility for ada compliance. and i am in conversation, this the notice comes directly from sb 1186, the law, which is on the tax and treasurer's form, so i am in conversation with them to also include our departments as a resource as well. so, hopefully that will take place. so j
SFGTV
Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm PST
this compliance with applicable laws, federal, state, local. i imagine that would mean that hud is focusing on how federal law is being followed. and that for you to focus would be more than what is happening with local compliance. is that how it would work? >> anything specific to hud, the governing agency, we would leave to them. but i say that sort of looking over not just laws, legal compliance, might be in hud's purview. we would take much more of a focus on the city's priorities. i do know - especially when we talk about policies % there are many city policies and priorities that are different from what hud wants. we would look at that and how it fits together. i say that because i think that there are things about rent collection, tenant eviction policies, housing replacement policies that are important to the city that maybe hud has a different point of view on. >> supervisor campos: supervisor cohen mentioned the issuing of grants, purchasing, contracting. i assume policies around those issues would be things included in your review. >> that is correct. part of the governm
SFGTV
Jan 25, 2013 9:00pm PST
worth noting if the principle of law of this project would allow other units. as you recall legislation was passed that it was to be tracked this project. it concludes 1 hundred and 20 units. since they would like to allocate all the units and the project could be flexly. the students rely on bicycling in the area. and aside from the variance the department has received letters of support and the central market benefit district and the california college of the arts. the department has received other letters. thank you. thank you project sponsor. we have our slide show? >> you can start it. good afternoon commissioners my name is patrick kennedy and i'm the project sponsor. i'm pleased to be here today, the first qualified student project in san francisco. i've been involved in berkeley and have built 5 hundred units plus in berkeley. the project in the upper left-hand side of the scene was from a downtown project since world war ii. in 2007 i sold the portfolio of the buildings and decided to develop housing and specifically student housing in san francisco. i did quite a b
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 9:30am PST
won't give up. but let's finally call the question it's time to implement the version of laura's law to help the seriously mentally ill we see on the streets. these folks are a danger to themselves and others and we must work with the system and put them on the pact through case management and monitoring. for two years now since i've been mayor we call this initiative for the community and it's working. this is helping people chief greater stability so this year we'll make the san francisco law calls laura's law pertinent. it's about public safety arrest despite a year where we experiences to homicides in our city san francisco remains the safest city at levels not seen since the 1960s. one homicide is too many. last year, i i was frustrated like all of you by the rash the homicides and shootings in this very community and i suggested we need to shack up our efforts for the police and communities to stop this voinsz. i regret the upheaval it started but i don't regret this today. since we launched the ipo we've seen some rules no homicides in august since the last thirty years. and h
SFGTV
Jan 24, 2013 1:00pm PST
us consistent with some of the state laws already in place that helps some of our contractors. that is what this legislation generally does, applicable to construction and professional services. there is a lot of work that we can do and we will continue to do with the task force. i know that mindy -- is here. making sure that we look at every piece of the process. i know that the city will continue to work for the mayors office as well with some of the executive directors. and colleagues i hope for your support for this legislation. it is a fairly straightforward one and it helps improve one part of the process. there is an amendment that i would request that we make after public comment. i will read that into the record. this really seeks to clarify the enforcement component. all that we would be doing is adding on page 1, line 22 i believe -- and on page 2, line 9. they should read that this subsection -- this is a part of his new -- enforceable and is not, and it goes back. with that, if there are any questions i will be happy to answer them. we do have our city attorney here to
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 5:30am PST
state law and there is good reason for confidentialitis, i think as i set at the last meeting. we need to protect whistle-blowers and need to protect people who talk to commission investigators and controller's investigators, in order to try to make this system work. so i don't think i'm alone in that. >> next item on the agenda is discussion and possible action on the ethics commission budget. >> mr. st. croix, would you like to introduce this matter? >> so the numbers break down as before you in the memo. we have been asked in the past several budget years due to difficulties with city budget to make cuts so substantial that would prove damaging to the commission's commission. this year, although budget news is good, it's not fantastic and the mayor's office is requesting what seems to be very minor cuts for the next two fiscal years. approximately $34,000 each of those years from us. our prior custom has been to respectfully request that our budget not be cut, but not ask for increases so that we maintain our independence as an independent agency in making these decisions. but yield
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 10:30pm PST
will it protect rent control. according to state law the -- cycle of rent control is 1979. henceforth any building that is built beyond 1979 is therefore not qualified for rent control and -- under the state rent control laws. therefore we need to go and -- our laws here and get it clearer because there are -- costa hawkins and ellis act, all state laws. this is not going to increase our housing stock. it's diagnose to decrease it. millionaires and billionaires don't need financial assistance. they already have it. so what are we going to have. we're going to increase the poverty level in our city, decrease the housing stock that we have, and have more foreclosures, more ellis act evictions, and nowhere to house people. this is not the right direction to go and therefore this legislation must be voted down. thank you. >> chair wiener: thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is stacy, and i'm here to tell you what this condo bypass means to me and my family. eight years ago i scraped together everything i had and purchased my first apartment. it was a tenancy i
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2013 12:30am PST
who liked it or didn't but did not think it rose to the level of passing a law about it. nevertheless supervisor wiener did. when i first arrived in san francisco, 38 years ago, the 11 members were paid less than 10,000 a year. no fringe benefits, no expense accounts, no staff. all were expected to be part of supervisors with real-time jobs. when -- quinton cob maintain his law firm. that is how it should be. the same thing at the state legislature. but that's a different discussion. career politicians are killing us. thank you very much. >> neck speaker. >> next speaker. >> [indiscernible] i hope i don't put my foot in my mouth. supervisors here, many coach operators have important jobs, we move 700,000 people each day. i want to remind supervisors and citizens of san francisco that we do have a job to do. most people appreciate what we do. i met london breed the san francisco firefighters toy drive. a nice person. i do know much about supervisors. one of my coahces out of flynn, after giants won, -- [indiscernible] we do an important job, i drive the 38 during the week
SFGTV
Jan 27, 2013 12:00am PST
-in-law had gotten very ill and proceeded to die. when i called helmet, he was in the process of making arrangements to have the deceased brought back to the united states and to be buried. so it was a series of errors, partly on our fault, on our consultant's fault for not kiping in contact burk we also felt that i was at applicant should have been contacted to pick up the posters and notified by the hearing. thank you. >> mr. sanchez? >> >> thank you, good evening president hwang and congratulations vice president lazarus. there was a duly notified hearing on the case. the project sponsor did attend that hearing that the time the item was continued one month to the may 23, 2012 hearing. that continuance was at the question of the project sponsor who requested additional time to provide evidence to the department this. is because prior to the hearing the department indicated that we didn't see much strength in their arguments for the variance. we had a hearing may 23, 20 12 however no one attended. we continued the matter two months to allow the project sponsor to attend and sch
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
question is really around recent state law changes, or readings of the costa hawkins and that has flipped around in many ways how we deal with developers around the loss of rent control units, something that we saw both at trinity plazas and parkmerced. i'm curious with this, i understand that in some way there's a consideration in a sense because there's a reduction that we give in the fee but i'm curious as to the city attorney's thinking around the lifetime leases and also whether the city has the capacity to enforce these lifetime leases as well. >> city attorney: john malamut from the city attorney's office. we think that the legislation that's before you today, including the amendments, is something that would satisfy the requirements of both the ellis act and costa hawkins. in terms of enforceability, one of the things that's been added today, as part of an amendment, is that to take advantage of this program, the property owners would need to enter into a binding agreement with the city, that goes to the this th o the enforceability of the lifetime requirements. there is a program
SFGTV
Jan 23, 2013 3:30pm PST
unsanitary to the max. they do not clean the public showers and the rest rooms by law, sanitation laws, they do not do, that sir. i can assure you on that. [speaker not understood] the trash half the time. there's been severe harassment of visitors that come to visit a tenant. i've been there five years myself, okay. and just i can move any time i want. there's no law against that. [speaker not understood]. the rent money i'm not receiving services i'm paying for. the elevator keeps breaking down every two weeks. they get it going [speaker not understood]. i know it sounds funny now. it wasn't funny then. the elevator service is ridiculous. they'll get it running and it breaks down two weeks later. and there's a lot of people in wheelchairs, on crutches, seniors, disabled, they have to crawl down the stairs and abandon their wheelchairs in the lobby because they cannot even get down the stairs. some of them live on the fourth floor with me. it's ridiculous. we do not appreciate our visitors and our guests being told by the management that we've been removed or we're not there. it'
SFGTV
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm PST
ability to have received financial assistance to go to college and to go to law school. unfortunately, the cost of the higher education continues to rise for private, public and for profit community colleges thought this country and students and families in san francisco are right now in the ross pros of making very important decisions about their future. so it is critical that we as a city increase the awareness about financial aid and how the process worgz and specifically the free application for federal student aid, the f a f s a application, which if completed will ensure that student have access to the many reresource available to them and it helps student but it helps us all because it ensures that they get the education that they need for the future. by declaring financial aid awareness week my hope is that we will continue to bring attention to the critical role that financial assistance place not only in san francisco but throughout the country in making financial education available to these student. from february fourth through the 10th the mission economic development agency n
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 12:00am PST
would be offering a new product and the case law is clear on this and i'll give you an example you can't ask bidders to submit work for a computer processing program only to end up awarding the contract to the bidder that gives you pens and utensils because it's the partner that makes the word processing programs is nowhere to be found that is whose going on here. giant may have been part of a winning team but what she said, they are bringing to the table and what they are bringing now is insurmountable deviation the city law and administrative code requires a new competitive process to any new developer that is going to now primarily be reasonable for this project thank you very much for your time. >> thank you, is there 50 other public comment? okay? executive session. motion to call to executive session,. >> second. >> all in favor aye, executive session conference of legal counsel regarding the anticipated legal matter and property negotiator. >>> i would like to make a motion that we reconvene in open session. >> second? all in favor. >> aye. closed session the commission vote
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 11:30pm PST
duke university. i went to law school at harvard. after clerking for a judge, i came out here in 1997. i have been here for the last 14 years. i have always lived in the castro. i am an attorney. i started out in private practice. i settle private law firm during complex commercial litigation. in 2002, and moved over to the sentences the city attorney's office where i worked on the trial team doing trials for the city, handling my own cases, and supervising a team of attorneys as well. >> why did you choose to live in san francisco? >> i always assumed i would go back to the philadelphia area since that is where my family is. i was always interested in san francisco in terms of what it is as a city, its culture, it's amazing lgbt community. i came out here for a summer, fell in love with it. i have been interested in politics since i was a kid. i worked on campaigns as a teenager. i was involved campaign against senator jesse helms when i was in college. when i cannot hear, and was not initially involved politically. -- when i came out here, i was not initially involved political
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 9:30am PST
goofy, but that is the law. but in any case, we have that. other public bodies don't and they don't have to. >> so they are not obligated to have these phones? >> that is correct. they are not obligated to have those phones that. is an extra benefit you are getting from your mayor's office on disability. >> thank you for answering that for me. >> sure. anyone else on the bridge line? >> no. okay. before we move on, i want to encourage those who have joined us since the beginning of the meeting to fill out a card, if they miss to speak at the public hearing coming up. you can find cards at the front of the room here. thank you. agenda i'm item no. 5, report from the director of the mayor's office on disability. carla. >> thank you. i'm carla johnson, the interim director of the mayor's office on disability. the first announcement that i would like to make is that as we were listening to the reading of the agenda a little earlier and the discussion about the accessible meeting information here at city hall, i just wanted to provide a quick update for people who are using mobility devi
SFGTV
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am PST
my coffee from pete, from pete's coffee. in the 1970s when i was in law school, i lived in the mission and i bought my bagels at holy bagel. i opened a little cafe on what was something just built, something called united nations plaza and i was cited by the city, by the department of public works for violation of section 723 of the public code for trying to put tables on the plaza and have a nice outdoor cafe. i had had to get a letter virtually signed by every member of the board of supervisors and had to sit down with the director of public works to be able to put tables on the plaza. as a result, the code was changed, and that opened the doors for outdoor dining in san francisco. later, things also changed to allow for hot dog carts. you might remember problems that you had with stanley steemer. this man complies with what is required to have a food truck. dpw has given him had a permit. i go downtown from time to time, i stand in line at different places, trying to get a cup of coffee, a cappuccino, an expresso. this is in compliance with what is now the existing law of sa
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
recorded. >> thank you joovment elane knobs port staff and as david said this is putting the law in place and geek getting the mechanism to secure infrastructure financing proceeds and a lot of credit goes to bran son and many of my preed says cor and is monique moyer that has gotten us to this point and right now we are looking to the establish a policy with the board of supervisors that gives us a -- to support this before looking at any particular project. we have present proposed policy to the capital planning committee on november 19th and we will go back for action this month and we are looking to the bring the city policy to the board of interferes in early 2013 and so as brad said i'll go over the policy and then brad will go over three major projects that we are proposing the use of i f d for. and so the port commission is very well aware in 1969, we got our 54 piers nine react activated and we have an extraordinarily large deferred maintenance problem in the magnitude of $2.2 million and what the port earned as an enterprise is not enough to deal with the assets and the defined
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
federal level congress has passed a number of laws reducing the tax burden on homeowners facing foreclosure, expanding home ownership counseling, expanding the the federal housing administration to play a larger role for those at risk of foreclosure. obama signed the home affordable refinance program in 2010. locally we've done many things. in january 2008, this board of supervisors established a san francisco fair lending working group, with its number one policy recommendation of whenever possible, home ownership should be preserved and foreclosure prevented. this promotes family stability in our neighborhoods and community. second of all, the goal of this legislation was to provide security for tenants in t.i.c. buildings. supervisor wiener as coauthor want to ensure that tenants in t.i.c. buildings which might take advantage of this legislation will be presented. we wanted to provide the greatest security possible for existing tenants to be secure in their units and our legislation has done exactly that. let me specifically address this to many of the people in the hallway t
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 8:30pm PST
take it seriously and i will continue to and make it work able. and comply to all of the laws. and then my last question follow up to this is if the asian neighborhood designers reaching out to all of these businesses they must be collecting some sort of data and do we access that data? what do we use with all that have? or what do we do with that information? >> it just started so, i would say that, you know, that is a good point. and in terms of just the exact data, that we are collecting, and i don't know if we really sat down and articulated what that is. so that is a good question for me to follow up with. with them. and in the program administrator. i think, we are trying the third party approach just because of the fact of even if from my office and my staff, if we go in and talk to business and we say that we are, you know, here is my card and says that we are from the city, that is just automatically just sort of creates some sort of block or wall or fear and so, i have heard from at least from the first walk through right after the express conference is that there were busines
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
. lives in la. my brother jess is here, he's going to stand up right now to. my sister-in-law katie cepeda, they have a beautiful garden. i want to say thank you for all your support. have a great campaign staff as well. what do not have to rev up like we did last year when i was running for mayor; i want to thank folks who help me in my campaign, luis barona [sounds like] (applause) not having an opponent was more than we bargained for. i have great volunteers as well, fabiana ochoa, somewhere in the room. as supervisor mar mentioned, nate miller, he was cloned, he worked in my campaign and also on eric's campaign; he is like san francisco's secret weapon; he will go far in helping other candidates in the future. my treasurer ruth (indiscernible) thank you for your great work. i want to mention susana ralph, i met her when i was campaigning in 2008, she has been watching our kids every week; she has been a family member, my kids love her and she has been a great support for our family. i cannot fail to recognize what she has brought and she is currently i guess the campaign person.
SFGTV
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
to go through about how surplus property can be allocated according to state law. i am looking forward to that conversation. in the long-term i'm happy that we have had a robust discussion in the chamber and with the mayor's office in terms of what that funding can look like and what that support means. >> supervisor avalos. >> supervisor avalos: i want to thank supervisor kim for bringing this up until forward. i support it in its entirety. i spoke last week at the inauguration of about how we have two san francisco's. one that is falling behind; and an economy that is growing. it we are looking at 40 percent of the juniors not ready to graduate in a years time, that is a serious problem that we need to address. i believe that these folks -- that is part of the generation that will not be successful in our local economy and we have to make sure that we are supporting san franciscans in this way, making sure people have the skills in the background to get jobs in the future and if we are not successful here we know that they will fall behind the cracks. it's really a no-brainer
SFGTV
Jan 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
front of him. there is case law clearly on point that says that is an appropriate basis and substantial evidence for administrative fact-finding, both the sworn declaration of the police officer and the police officer relating the testimony of other people who had been in the vice team who also participated. so can i say for sure what happened in those cases? no, i can't, but there is no indication that the factual predicate was wrong. it was proper. >> statement sorry, one last question. was there a fine that was levied towards the ceo? >> yes, there is a $2500 fine being levieed >> thank you. >> thank you. commissioners barring any further questions, the matter is submitted. >> might i make clear to the commissioners what is before you tonight is the permit itself. but the board has not given you jurisdiction over the fee part of this. so it's really the suspension of the permit that you get to decide on. >> thank you. >> and also, just for clarification, we have no jurisdiction to reduce the penalty? >> right. >> that is correct. up or down? >> i'm sorry, clarification. >
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Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm PST
given to law enforcement by the witness for follow-up. for his exemplary performance in his regular duties and for his calm, clear thinking response to such a potential tragic episode, we are very pleased to recognize him for special recognition. presenting these awards is the director of security. investigations and enforcement, and cameron sami, our new manager of enforcement. >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon, chair nolan and pardon my voice, i'm just getting over a bug here. directors, today gives me really great pleasure. i think most of us know that our pcos are regularly on the front lines for any number of things that occurred in our city. including special events like the giant's parade. and often times they are faced with having to make split-second decisions. and this is just an example of the work that they do. i had the pleasure of working with mark when he was a fare inspector, and was proud when he promoted up and became a pco supervisor. his quick-thinking enabled us to take a very dangerous individual off the streets and really by asking the witness to standby, i
SFGTV
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am PST
and civil right laws are not affirmative action laws and they don't say you have to do more for people with disabilities. you have to provide accommodations, particularly if requested, but because we have members who sometimes have participated on the bridge line, we have allowed that. i will get into a little bit of weeds here, we're a passive meeting body. we're not a policy-making body. the city
SFGTV
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
consulting with those two recommendations we would move for the principle of law of this. it is designed to help other people in the neighborhood. and it's not a (inaudible) restaurant. it would have the underground floor space into an active area for businesses use. and final it will create 8 to 10 job openings. and again, the recollection for the country club it is a free place for people who are recovering from drug and alcohol use. although the leg decision of the country club - part of the cities housing places on the second floor - the second floor roof-deck has been sdientd to minimize enjoys. as you can see in the patience the rear deck has been sub divided into two sections. the second portion it retired for the planning code for to serve as a unit space for businesses. and there are physical barriers that are designed between those two open spaces. and finally, castro country club the project site is well served by transportation and will have little impact in the neighborhood. and this will conclude my presentation if you have any questions, i'll be happy to answer them >> is the
SFGTV
Jan 24, 2013 10:02am PST
and for all -- direct attack on public policy. does not solve society's problems. the law cost more than the money. next speaker. >> ray hart, director san francisco open government i would like. two items that i would like on the screen until i remove them both. mary lee why do you have a double standard -- actions fell below the standard appropriate for a public official. the ethics commission recommended the mayor remove ms. gomez. the ethics commission sent a follow-up letter advising the mayor as to the reasons why he declines to take any action relation to ms. gomez contact. he refused to even acknowledge the recommendations regarding one of his appointed officials. well, boys and girls, can you spell the word hypocrisy? one of the things that i noticed, i served as a field election deputy person in the -- district in the 2008 elections. the hunters point, bay view community is traditionally and historically underserved. in the branch library improvement program of the 26 libraries, who got the last library after 10 damned years? bayview hunters point. those people should not
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Jan 28, 2013 3:30pm PST
tenants have in the law right now. the reality is there are no real protections for tenants right now in the law that will stop a tenant from being evicted for a t.i.c. there is no real protection. let's talk about the peskin legislation which i helped pass in 2005. right after that passed speculators and investors began to do buyouts. we saw them in my office, tons of buyout letters. they started to do threats, among spanish speakers they were telling them we're going to report you because we know you're undocumented if you don't leave. the reality they shifted from using ellis to using threats and buyouts. we don't know how many buildings are in the lottery right now where that happened, where someone was bought out or threatened. how can we talk about clean buildings unless we do some kind of investigation. the protection in wiener and farrell's legislation for someone living in a t.i.c., we all know the lifetime leases are problematic under costa hawkins, but the other thing is it's very simple for a landlord of a t.i.c. to simply threaten or buy out that tenant and circumvent the
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Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
as members of the lgbt community are equal under the constitution and under the laws of this country. and what a better time for the city and county of san francisco to send a message that recognizes the dignity and humanity of this community, by dodging the contributions of one of its heroes harvey milk. that is what this is about. my proposal to name this airport is the first airport named after an openly gay person we are in no way trying to diminish the work and accomplishments of other individuals who are also deserving of that honor. this has to be viewed in the context of what is happening in this country and in this world. it has to be viewed in the context of history. one of the things that i have learned about my term on the board of supervisors is that time flies. time goes by very quickly. i am now beginning my fifth year as a member of this board. and the decisions that we make are important. they are the most important when we can impact people's lives; when we can change people's lives and how people see the world. what is amazing about this idea is that those 40 milli
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